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Is the Apple Magic mouse compatible with synaptics drivers?

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    Windows 8.1

    Is the Apple Magic mouse compatible with synaptics drivers?


    I've just upgraded both my computers to Windows 8. On the laptop it's great, but on the HTPC my input device is showing it's limits.

    I have a Logitech k400, which i like because it's a one piece keyboard with built in trackpad. the problem is that the trackpad is crap. it doesn't support any multitouch scrolling is done in the firmware and is... erratic and imprecise.
    The closest equivalment would be an apple keyboard and trackpad hooked together by this thing: Twelve South MagicWand - Apple Store (Canada)
    Problem is, I don't think the drivers will support advanced features like edge swiping, like synaptics trackpads will once the new driver rolls out.

    Is it possible to use synaptics drivers? because that would solve my problems.

    thanks.

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    Windows 8


    Hmm, interesting. When I get home, i will try to remember to borrow the magic mouse from my mac mini and test on my laptop.
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Is the Apple Magic mouse compatible with synaptics drivers?
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